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10.27.2014 | 55 days ago | Posted at 01:15 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
For nearly a decade, Milwaukee’s Miltown Beat Down has been bringing producers from the local hip-hop scene together—then pitting them against each other in beat battles judged before a live crowd. When the battles started in 2005, Milwaukee hip-hop scene was a good deal more segregated than it is now, separated by both neighborhood and race. The Beat Down helped bridge some of those divides, ...
10.30.2014 | 52 days ago | Posted at 12:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
This week on The Disclaimer, WMSE's weekly crossfire with Ryan Schleicher, Matt Wild and I, we're joined by Jordan Lee (AKA DJ Madhatter), who previews what he explains on paper should be the most boring event you've ever attended: the Miltown Beat Down. Of course, in execution the event is anything but boring. Over the last nine-years the producer battle series has hyped crowds while helping to b...
02.12.2013 | | Posted at 04:00 PM
By Shepherd Express Staff
In advance of its return this spring, Milwaukee's grand producer battle the Miltown Beat Down has issued an open call for contestants. Hopefuls can register for the competition by following the elaborate instructions below.Visit this link... http://www.mediafire.com/?tatwutgk4awms There you will find 5 folders, each containing 7 sounds. These are 16bit. 44.1k WAV files. Here is what you must do: �...
Wednesday, June 8, 2011
Six years ago, one local producer fed up with Milwaukee's segregated rap scene decided to try to unify the community through a beat-battle competition. And the Miltown Beat Down has done just that. Founder and emcee Jordan Lee, aka DJ Madhatter...

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